Behind the glossy hair and winning smiles, it’s difficult to fathom a celebrity succumbing to the lure of a crimping iron or the heavy hand of blue eye shadow in their days of yesteryear. Next time mom pulls out those photos of your headgear days, embrace them. These ten heinous yet heavenly celebrity #TBTs prove even Hollywood’s cream of the crop have been there.

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Taylor Swift

Those deceptively painful tropical vacation braids tempted even T-Swift. Scalp burn for days.

Josh Gad TBT
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Josh Gad

Hi, my name is Josh Gad tika-tika Slim Shady.

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Mandy Moore

At ten years old, even Rebecca Pearson had bad hair days.

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Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson

Is The Rock a ’90s mom or present-day fashion blogger? You be the judge. #LinkInBio

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Jenna Dewan Tatum

At a very young age, JDT clearly knew she was headed for seductive dancing Step Up fame as she channeled this Olivia Newton John classic from Physical.

Chris Pratt TBT
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Chris Pratt

Goldilocks and the Three Undone Buttons: an adult fairy-tale starring our Anna Faris’s husband.

Robert Downey Jr. Brooke Shields TBT
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Robert Downey Jr. & Brooke Shields

Owning Blue Steel before Blue Steel was even a thing.             

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Mindy Kaling

Putting Justin Bieber’s bowl cut to shame one TBT at a time.

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REBA MCENTIRE

Sequins? Check. Poodle mane? Check. Shoulder pads on point? Check.

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